Daily Archives: November 9, 2016

Obama Comments on Trump Election Victory

Obama Comments on Trump Election Victory

US President Barack Obama says he has congratulated Donald Trump on his election victory Tuesday and that he is confident in a peaceful transition of power. http://www.voanews.com…

Russia Congratulates Trump, Hopes for Better Relations

Russia Congratulates Trump, Hopes for Better Relations

MOSCOW —  Russia warmly welcomed the presidential election victory of Donald Trump with officials, analysts, and ordinary citizens cautiously hoping it could turn a new page in relations between Russia and…

Kenya Starts Pulling Peacekeepers From S. Sudan

Kenya Starts Pulling Peacekeepers From S. Sudan

About 100 Kenyan soldiers who were serving in South Sudan returned home Wednesday, as Kenya began to withdraw forces from the U.N. peacekeeping mission. The Kenyan government has said…

Africans React to Trump Victory

Africans React to Trump Victory

NAIROBI —  Feelings about Donald Trump’s U.S. election win are mixed in Africa. In Kenya, where President Barack Obama has familial roots, many were hoping Hillary Clinton could carry…

In Middle East, Head-Scratching, Alarm After Trump Win

In Middle East, Head-Scratching, Alarm After Trump Win

IRBIL, IRAQ —  Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. election has prompted a scramble by foreign leaders and analysts to understand what his presidency might mean for their…

Hillary Clinton's Concession Speech

Hillary Clinton's Concession Speech

Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers a concession speech after losing in the presidential election to Republican Donald Trump, Nov. 9, 2016. http://www.voanews.com/a/hillary-clintons-concession-speech…

Pakistan Deports Famed National Geographic Green-Eyed Afghan Girl

Pakistan Deports Famed National Geographic Green-Eyed Afghan Girl

Pakistan officials said on Wednesday that the Afghan woman known for a famous National Geographic magazine cover, was deported to her native country. The green-eyed Afghan girl, Sharbat Gulla…

Canadian Immigration Website Crashes After US Election

Canadian Immigration Website Crashes After US Election

Canada’s immigration website crashed Tuesday night, leading to speculation that it was caused by Americans who were distraught by the election of Republican Donald Trump. As of Wednesday morning…

World Wonders About How to Deal With President Trump

World Wonders About How to Deal With President Trump

LONDON —  People across the globe woke up to a different world Wednesday on news American voters have elected Donald Trump as the next U.S. president. It is being called…

EU, Turkey Challenge Each Other to Decide on Membership Bid

EU, Turkey Challenge Each Other to Decide on Membership Bid

ANKARA, TURKEY —  In the face of increasing criticism and worsening relations, the European Union and Turkey argued Wednesday over whether Ankara’s bid to join the EU should continue…